The Boston Celtics won the NBA Finals in 2008.
The Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers were victorious in the 2008 NBA Finals, defeating the Boston Celtics in six games. Kobe Bryant was named Finals MVP for his performance, which included a game-winning shot in the decisive Game 7. The Lakers became the first team in NBA history to win consecutive championships after losing the Finals the previous year.
The Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. They are part of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The team plays its home games at TD Garden, which they share withMLB’s Boston Red Sox.
The Celtics have a record 17 NBA Championships, tied with the Los Angeles Lakers for most championships by any franchise. They currently hold the record for the most consecutive wins in a single season with 26 (set in 2008), as well as owning the best overall regular season win–loss record in history: 3,308–1,265 (.721) for a winning percentage of .721 across 3,457 regular season games played as of the end of the 2015–16 season. Eighteen Hall of Famers have played for the Celtics, while four have coached the team.
The Orlando Magic
In 2008, the Orlando Magic won the NBA Finals. This was their first championship in franchise history. The Magic were led by superstar center Dwight Howard and future Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash. They defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in five games, becoming the first team in NBA history to win a Finals series after being down 3-1.
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